The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 107 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing Perl 90 156 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.66% 2.48% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 5.84% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 123 91
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £400 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
Perl
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2282 2672 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.04% 42.45% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1824 2052 2041
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.34 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -39.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £18.10 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £92.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 94 (51.37%) Linux
2 87 (47.54%) UNIX
3 83 (45.36%) Python
4 65 (35.52%) SQL
5 61 (33.33%) Java
6 55 (30.05%) Windows
7 54 (29.51%) Finance
8 42 (22.95%) Oracle
9 39 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (20.77%) Shell Script
10 38 (20.77%) Configuration Management
11 37 (20.22%) Jenkins
12 34 (18.58%) Ruby
12 34 (18.58%) Puppet
13 32 (17.49%) SQL Server
14 31 (16.94%) DevOps
15 29 (15.85%) Bash Shell
16 28 (15.30%) Banking
17 26 (14.21%) Solaris
18 25 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (13.66%) Git (software)
19 22 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (12.02%) Opscode Chef
20 21 (11.48%) Apache
21 20 (10.93%) Red Hat
21 20 (10.93%) Firewall
22 19 (10.38%) PHP
22 19 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 18 (9.84%) OO
23 18 (9.84%) Cisco

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (11.48%) Apache
2 13 (7.10%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.92%) OpenStack
5 8 (4.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.83%) JBoss
7 6 (3.28%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.28%) IIS
8 4 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.19%) SAS
8 4 (2.19%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (2.19%) nginx
8 4 (2.19%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.64%) Node.js
9 3 (1.64%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.64%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) RMDS
2 3 (1.64%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.09%) Eikon
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.09%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.09%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (1.09%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.55%) HFM
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.55%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.83%) IaaS
3 6 (3.28%) PaaS
4 4 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.55%) Route 53
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.93%) Firewall
2 13 (7.10%) DNS
3 12 (6.56%) HTTP
4 11 (6.01%) SNMP
4 11 (6.01%) VPN
5 10 (5.46%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.92%) TACACS
6 9 (4.92%) Internet
7 8 (4.37%) Multicast
8 7 (3.83%) DMVPN
8 7 (3.83%) VRRP
8 7 (3.83%) OSPF
8 7 (3.83%) BGP
8 7 (3.83%) EIGRP
8 7 (3.83%) LDAP
8 7 (3.83%) PPP
8 7 (3.83%) HSRP
9 5 (2.73%) DHCP
9 5 (2.73%) SAN
9 5 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.65%) MySQL
3 12 (6.56%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.01%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.46%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.83%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.73%) DB2
7 5 (2.73%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.09%) DTS
10 2 (1.09%) Big Data
10 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (20.22%) Jenkins
2 25 (13.66%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.29%) Subversion
4 11 (6.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (6.01%) Maven
5 10 (5.46%) Hudson
5 10 (5.46%) TeamCity
6 9 (4.92%) Selenium
6 9 (4.92%) JIRA
7 6 (3.28%) Gradle
7 6 (3.28%) JMeter
7 6 (3.28%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.73%) JProfiler
8 5 (2.73%) Ant
8 5 (2.73%) VisualVM
9 4 (2.19%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.19%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.64%) Introscope
10 3 (1.64%) ClearCase
General
1 54 (29.51%) Finance
2 28 (15.30%) Banking
3 16 (8.74%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.65%) Front Office
5 5 (2.73%) Marketing
6 4 (2.19%) Legal
6 4 (2.19%) Back Office
6 4 (2.19%) Retail
7 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (17.49%) Developer
2 21 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (9.84%) Applications Support
4 15 (8.20%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.10%) Analyst
6 11 (6.01%) Administrator
7 8 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Cisco Support
8 7 (3.83%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) UNIX Engineer
10 5 (2.73%) DBA
10 5 (2.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.73%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (2.73%) Oracle DBA
11 4 (2.19%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (2.19%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.29%) XML
2 16 (8.74%) .NET
3 12 (6.56%) Web Services
3 12 (6.56%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (4.37%) J2EE
4 8 (4.37%) Spring
5 5 (2.73%) JSON
5 5 (2.73%) RESTful
5 5 (2.73%) Middleware
6 4 (2.19%) HTML
6 4 (2.19%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.19%) REST
7 3 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.64%) Rendezvous
7 3 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.64%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.09%) MCollective
8 2 (1.09%) Worklight
8 2 (1.09%) CGI
8 2 (1.09%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (5.46%) Fixed Income
3 10 (5.46%) Equities
4 7 (3.83%) Open Source
5 6 (3.28%) FlexPod
5 6 (3.28%) Derivative
5 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.73%) Clustering
7 4 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.19%) PKI
8 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.09%) Replication
8 2 (1.09%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.09%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.55%) Equity Risk
9 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 94 (51.37%) Linux
2 87 (47.54%) UNIX
3 55 (30.05%) Windows
4 26 (14.21%) Solaris
5 19 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.37%) AIX
7 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.28%) CentOS
8 3 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.09%) VMS
9 2 (1.09%) Debian
9 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.55%) SUSE
10 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.77%) Configuration Management
3 31 (16.94%) DevOps
4 25 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (9.84%) OO
6 17 (9.29%) ITIL
6 17 (9.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (8.74%) Load Balancing
7 16 (8.74%) Change Management
8 15 (8.20%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.65%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (6.01%) Performance Testing
10 11 (6.01%) Electronic Trading
11 10 (5.46%) Project Management
12 9 (4.92%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.92%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.37%) Low Latency
13 8 (4.37%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.37%) TDD
13 8 (4.37%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (45.36%) Python
2 65 (35.52%) SQL
3 61 (33.33%) Java
4 38 (20.77%) Shell Script
5 34 (18.58%) Ruby
6 29 (15.85%) Bash Shell
7 19 (10.38%) PHP
8 15 (8.20%) C#
8 15 (8.20%) PowerShell
9 13 (7.10%) C++
10 12 (6.56%) JavaScript
11 10 (5.46%) PL/SQL
11 10 (5.46%) C
12 8 (4.37%) Korn
12 8 (4.37%) Groovy
13 6 (3.28%) Jython
13 6 (3.28%) C-shell
14 4 (2.19%) VBA
14 4 (2.19%) AWK
15 3 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.37%) CCNP
3 7 (3.83%) Degree
3 7 (3.83%) CCIE
4 5 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.64%) CCSE
5 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.64%) CCSA
5 3 (1.64%) CCSP
6 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.55%) PhD
7 1 (0.55%) MCSD
7 1 (0.55%) CCNA
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.46%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) COREP
2 2 (1.09%) FINREP
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.73%) KVM
4 4 (2.19%) vSphere
5 3 (1.64%) Squid
5 3 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.64%) Samba
5 3 (1.64%) vCloud
6 2 (1.09%) Docker
6 2 (1.09%) RHEV
6 2 (1.09%) NFS
6 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.55%) Xen
7 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.55%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.55%) Gluster
7 1 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (18.58%) Puppet
2 22 (12.02%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.74%) Ansible
4 9 (4.92%) Salt
5 7 (3.83%) Nagios
5 7 (3.83%) RANCID
6 6 (3.28%) OpenNMS
7 5 (2.73%) Cobbler
7 5 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (2.19%) Netcool
8 4 (2.19%) Control-M
8 4 (2.19%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.19%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (2.19%) SCOM
9 3 (1.64%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.64%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.64%) Graphite
9 3 (1.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (22.95%) Oracle
2 20 (10.93%) Red Hat
3 18 (9.84%) Cisco
4 17 (9.29%) IBM
5 15 (8.20%) VMware
6 14 (7.65%) HP
7 13 (7.10%) Sybase
8 10 (5.46%) Reuters
9 9 (4.92%) Business Objects
9 9 (4.92%) Microsoft
10 7 (3.83%) Splunk
10 7 (3.83%) EMC
11 6 (3.28%) Veritas
11 6 (3.28%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.28%) Sun
11 6 (3.28%) Perforce
11 6 (3.28%) F5
12 5 (2.73%) Bloomberg
12 5 (2.73%) TIBCO
13 4 (2.19%) CA
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